Take Courage!

Our Scripture (Torah) portion this week opens with a wonderful reminder of who God is, His faithfulness and His endless love and grace (Exodus 6:2–13): God spoke to Moses and said to him, “I am … Read More

Are You Convinced?

Our weekly reading takes us to a new book called Shemot (“Exodus”). As I was reading this portion I was touched once again by the heroic act of bravery that Shiphrah and Puah demonstrated by … Read More

The Lion of Judah

In this week’s parasha, we get a clear example of why we must read the entire Word of God as a whole book, rather than as two separate parts. In Genesis 49:1, many of the … Read More

Unmerited Grace

In my previous blog entry, His Perfect Plan (Pt. 2), I wrote that in the same way Joseph knew his brothers, but they did not recognize him until an appointed time, so it is with … Read More

His Perfect Plan (Pt. 2)

I titled my last blog, “His Perfect Plan”, which focused on the reason I believe the story of Judah and Tamar appears in the middle of Joseph’s story. I wrote that I believe the reason … Read More

His Perfect Plan

This week’s reading brings us to some very rich and important passages; we learn of the story of Joseph, and the deep connection between Joseph’s story and Messiah Yeshua’s story. We also learn of the … Read More

Being Made Small

We have some very special verses in this week’s Scripture portion (parasha) that I will translate directly from the Hebrew: And Jacob said, “O God of my father Abraham and God of my father Isaac, … Read More

God is Here…Do You Know It?

In the Book of John, we read an account that becomes much clearer once we read our weekly portion: Philip found Nathanael and said to him, “We have found Him of whom Moses in the … Read More

“But, It’s Not Fair!”

This week’s reading opens with a description of the genealogy of Isaac: Now these are the records of the generations of Isaac, Abraham’s son: Abraham became the father of Isaac; and Isaac was forty years … Read More

The Sins of Our Parents

Isn’t it interesting how we can read God’s Word again and again, putting emphasis on certain accounts and miracles, while completely missing others? For example, we all know and have learned about the incredible miracle … Read More